Patterns Day 2019 - Inayaili de León

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Continuing the theme of thinking critically about design systems, Inayaili bravely gave away the secrets of the trade and did some myth busting. By taking “untruths” such as “no one ever needs custom components” she was able to explain that while these things may be true in an ideal world it just isn’t the case for any real world project. I really liked the point about the design systems public documentation for big companies being their version of ideal instagram pictures, looks perfect on the outside but is as chaotic on the inside as everyone else’s.

Here are my notes: